Sample Schedule

8:00am School opens – children arrive – free choice play in areas and some teacher directed activities.
9:30am Bathroom – careful hygiene and self-help skills encouraged.
9:40am Morning Snack – nutritious snacks and socializing.
10:00am Circle – moment of silence, story, movement -morning teacher directed activity.
11:00am Outdoor Play – free choice play and occasional teacher organized games.
12:00pm Bathroom and wash hands.
12:10pm LUNCH! Learn about good nutrition and practice social skills.
12:30pm Children may leave table when done and play in classroom; free choice play continues inside or outside or extension of morning activity.
1:00pm All children may participate in teacher directed activity.
1:30pm Clean-up and bathroom.
1:45pm Naptime (older non-nappers – at least 30 minutes rest on cots, quiet play or books afterwards).
3:15pm Wake up and bathroom.
3:30pm Afternoon snack – snacks and socializing – prepare to go outside.
4:00pm Outdoor Play – free choice play and occasional teacher organized games.
5:00pm Indoor Play – teacher directed activity and free choice play. Some children picked up.
5:45pm Clean-up time followed by books or a music and movement activity.
6:00pm School closes.